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8695858 Air valves for a wireless spout and system for dispensing  
Embodiments of the present invention provide a pouring device for a container for the dosing of liquid. The pouring device has an improved air valve system that works via cooperation between a...
8690119 Leak-free reciprocating stemmed valve  
A valve assembly comprising an adapter plate assembly comprising an adapter plate, a bonnet with a center and a threaded shaft extending through the center of the bonnet; an actuation assembly...
8678343 Tau-omega armature-stator configuration of long stroke solenoid  
An armature-stator structure (45) includes a stator (56) having a magnetic housing (57) of generally U-shaped cross-section. The housing includes an open end (58) in communication with an interior...
8668183 Dual-direction in-tank magnetic safety valve  
A magnetic safety valve for installation through a tank wall incorporates a piston movable within a valve body. The valve is held normally-closed by two opposite-pole magnets, one in the inner end...
8667988 Actuating mechanism of a gas valve unit  
A gas valve unit for adjusting a volumetric gas flow supplied to a gas burner of a gas appliance, in particular a gas cooking appliance, includes at least two open/close valves which can be...
8662071 Household gas appliance with a magnetically controlled gas supply system  
A household gas appliance includes a gas supply valve which is operated using a magnetic key. The gas supply valve itself may be magnetically operable. In this instance, when a magnetic key is...
8662187 Permanent magnet linear motor actuated safety valve and method  
A linear motor activator for a downhole safety valve including a permanent magnet carrier; a plurality of permanent magnets mounted to the permanent magnet carrier; a coil carrier disposed in...
8622366 Manually operable drive module  
A valve drive system has a valve drive device and a hand-operated apparatus to trigger control actions in the valve drive device. The hand-operated apparatus includes a magnet arrangement, and the...
8602381 Valve assemblies  
An electronically actuatable valve assembly having a primary face seating valve, including a primary valve member, and a secondary valve, including a secondary valve member. The secondary valve...
8602382 Valve assemblies  
An electronically actuatable valve assembly including a valve member comprising a ferromagnetic member, and a magnetic circuit adapted to direct magnetic flux through the ferromagnetic member when...
8596606 Automate fluid flow control system  
An automate fluid flow control system includes a relief valve for being sealedly disposed within a fluid chamber in an immovable manner to seal a flow of fluid flowing from a fluid inlet to a fluid...
8585013 Magnetic microvalve using metal ball and method of manufacturing the same  
There is provided a magnetic microvalve using a metal ball and a method of manufacturing the same. A magnetic microvalve using a metal ball according to an aspect of the invention may include: an...
8579250 High precision energy efficient valve  
A valve and method of controlling a valve, the method including providing a valve member having at least first and second positions and a source of power to the valve member that when activated...
8567755 Solenoid operated fluid control valve  
Solenoid operated fluid control valve for controlling the pressure of a fluid in a fluid control system comprises a solenoid housing having therein a solenoid coil, an armature movable in response...
8567757 Wireless fluid shut-off valve  
A low-cost safety valve for gas lines and similar supply lines that can be remotely activated via a secure wireless link employing a low leakage sealing mechanism that is compatible with low energy...
8567440 Solenoid operated valve  
A solenoid operated valve is provided for controlling liquid or gaseous media, the valve comprising at least two media ports opened and closed by an armature and a solenoid with a yoke and a coil,...
8544818 Electronic adapter for controlling a bistable valve  
An electronic adapter and a method for controlling a bistable valve for liquid or gaseous media is provided. The valve has a first and a second stable switching state, wherein in the first...
8540208 Bistable valve  
A bistable valve (100) is provided according to an embodiment of the invention. The bistable valve (100) includes an armature (108) movable to selectively block and unblock at least a first port...
8540209 Active combustion flow modulation valve  
A flow modulation valve has a slidably translating hollow armature with at least one energizable coil wound around and fixably attached to the hollow armature. The energizable coil or coils are...
8534320 Magnetic transmission  
In a magnetic transmission for coupling a valve element to a valve drive, the valve element and the valve drive are located in the same housing, the valve element includes a ring gear composed of...
8528597 Actuator and valve assembly  
An actuator for selectively moving a part relative to another part includes a shape memory wire, which contracts when heated. One portion of the shape memory wire is fixed to a first body, and...
8517334 Electromagnetic valve mechanism  
An electromagnetic valve mechanism includes a magnetizable block, an upper permanent magnet superposed on a top of the magnetizable block, a magnetizable upper cover superposed on an upper flat...
8517045 Automatic fluid flow control device  
One embodiment relates to an automatic fluid flow control device 1 for a fluid supply, the device comprising: an actuator 41 that carries or includes a magnet 43, the actuator being movable within...
8505573 Apparatus and method for controlling fluid flow  
An actuator base, bobbin, and pole piece form a pocket for an armature that a flexible membrane encloses to form an armature chamber filled with an incompressible fluid. The membrane protects the...
8464998 Automate fluid flow control system  
An automate fluid flow control system includes a valve member for being sealedly disposed within a fluid chamber to seal a flow of fluid flowing from a fluid inlet to a fluid outlet, a relief valve...
8444070 Electric-actuated control valve of a unit fuel injector  
A unit fuel injector (10) has a control valve (40) in which a valve spool (92) is displaceable within a bore (91) of a valve body (90) between a limit of displacement that fully opens an oil outlet...
8418990 Magnetic valve actuator for container filling machine  
Disclosed are valve actuator assemblies for high speed bottle filling machines. These actuators have a shaft that is pivotable on its longitudinal axis, a linkage fork connected to the shaft to...
8398050 Hold open configuration for safety valve and method  
An actuator and counterbalance system including a nonmobile carrier; a mobile carrier, mobile relative to the non mobile carrier; and a counterbalance system in operable communication with the...
8393594 Drive mechanism, actuator, and valve  
A driving mechanism (100) includes a first rotor (10) that rotates around a first shaft L1 and a second rotor (20) that rotates around a second shaft L2 that is provided in parallel with the first...
8387945 Method and system for a magnetic actuator  
The system contains a top permanent magnet and a bottom permanent magnet. The bottom magnet is axially aligned with the top magnet. The top magnet and the bottom magnet have substantially opposing...
8371331 Solenoid operated fluid control valve  
Solenoid operated fluid control valve for controlling the pressure of a fluid in a fluid control system comprises a solenoid housing having therein a solenoid coil, an armature movable in response...
8366408 Externally assisted valve for a positive displacement pump  
A positive displacement pump having a valve with an actuation guide for assisting its actuation. The valve may be configured for controlling fluid communication relative to a chamber of the pump...
8365753 Fluid flow controller  
The present invention relates to a magnetic flow controller which transforms a slow reduction in pressure of fluid flow over time to a measurable fluid flow. Once a threshold pressure differential...
8302932 Sprinkler valve test and control device and method thereof  
A sprinkler valve test and control device that is used to test and control a sprinkler valve having a solenoid plunger without the need for electricity. The sprinkler valve test and control device...
8302327 Valve for magnetorheologic fluids  
A valve for magnetorheological fluids is formed with a control duct in which the magnetic field of a magnetic device, consisting of a permanent magnet and coil, acts on the fluid. The viscosity of...
8297315 Throttle valve  
Disclosed is a throttle valve (1), having a housing (2), comprising an inlet opening (3) for a fluid under an inlet pressure, a throttle (4), by means of which the fluid can be throttled to an...
8292259 Magnetic valve  
A magnetic valve arrangement for controlling flow of fluid, the magnetic valve arrangement having at least one ferromagnetic element forming a portion of a magnetic circuit, a valve member and a...
8286935 Subsea electric actuator using linear motor  
An actuator for use with valves in a subsea wellhead assembly. The actuator includes a shaft with an alternating polarity along its length and windings spaced around the shaft that create a...
8272622 Electromagnetic actuator  
An electromagnetic actuator comprises a core (1), a ferromagnetic component (2) movable in a gap (5) in the core, and a magnet (4) for attracting the component to one side of the gap. A flux...
8251085 Leak prevention method for gas lines  
The present invention provides failsafe system for cutting gas off gas flow in response to electrical insults that may damage gas tubing. The invention uses an inductive sensor to detect electrical...
8240329 Fluid control valve  
Disclosed is an apparatus for providing in-line, three-state, dual flow metering, high pressure relief, for use in a system utilizing compressible or incompressible media, which includes a...
8241240 Adjustable valve setting with motor control  
An implantable medical device is disclosed that includes a valve body and a valve rotor adjustable with respect to the valve body. A tool can be utilized to determine and control a position of the...
8240636 Valve system  
The present invention is directed to a valve that has an orifice closing member adjacent to an orifice through which fluid can flow, a displacement member having a first portion and a second...
8215610 Bi-directional electromechanical valve  
A bi-directional electromechanical valve comprising a cylindrical upper cover, two semi-cylindrical permanent magnets, two semi-cylindrical cases, a reverse U-shaped coil set, a cylindrical...
8205855 Electric control valve  
An electric control valve provided in the present invention has a valve gate and a control actuator including a middle seat (10), a setting part (9), a thermal sensitive element (7), a pushing rod...
8141842 Solenoid valve  
A solenoid valve includes a valve housing in which a spool valve element is fitted to be reciprocably slidable along an axis; a magnet coil that moves the spool valve element in a first direction...
8127791 Solenoid operated fluid control valve  
Solenoid operated fluid control valve for controlling the pressure of a fluid in a fluid control system comprises a solenoid housing having therein a solenoid coil, an armature movable in response...
8124024 Cassette for sample preparation  
A cassette for preparing a sample is disclosed herein. The cassette includes a housing, which encloses the structures and the processes used to prepare the sample.
8051878 Magnetic valves for performing multi-dimensional assays using one microfluidic chip  
An apparatus for performing multi-dimensional assays using a microfluidic chip is presented. The apparatus comprises of two crossing series of micro-channels on the microfluidic chip. The apparatus...
8042921 Valve device provided in a passage forming member  
An ink jet type recording apparatus comprises a connection member which has a passage for leading ink to a recording head from an ink cartridge. In the passage, a valve member having a magnetic...